Marcy Newman

Marcy Newman is a civil engineer and the Traffic and Safety Director for the Lavaca Neighborhood Association

Marcy has been a resident of San Antonio and the Southtown area since 2014. She and her husband Ron built their home in 2016 on one of the few vacant lots in Lavaca with an eye to having a home that had all the modern conveniences and technology inside, while fitting the neighborhood aesthetic on the outside. They chose Lavaca for it’s history, walkability, and friendly atmosphere.

Marcy is a licensed Civil Engineer in Texas with over 38 years experience in the development of transportation and highway projects, operations management, project delivery and program management. Many of these projects are in the San Antonio area. She worked in both the public (TxDOT) and private sectors (Retired from Jacobs Engineering) and has led some of the largest highway design development programs in the last 15 years including the DFW Connector in Grapevine, Fort Worth and Dallas, TX ($4B highway infrastructure project) and the I-285 Top End Express Lanes ($15B highway and toll infrastructure project) in Atlanta, GA.

Marcy is a lifelong Texas resident and a graduate of Texas A&M University (TAMU). She serves on the Aggie Women Engineers Network Executive Committee (Chair Elect), is Board Emerita for the Aggie Women Network (Past President), worked with the Women in Engineering program serving to help guide San Antonio high school students to TAMU and steering them to careers in math, science and engineering and with her husband has set up a freshman engineering scholarship at TAMU to help offset the cost of college tuition, fees and books.

As volunteers for San Antonio Parks & Recreation Cemetery Stewardship program, Marcy and Ron help maintain, clean, and preserve the historic eastside cemeteries where the founders and first families of San Antonio rest. In addition to supporting the Hemisfair Conservancy, they also volunteer with the graffiti abatement program, and the San Antonio Food Bank.

Parking isn't easy in historic neighborhoods.

Marcy Newman has some tips for making life easier for both pedestrians and drivers.